Willkie Named a White Collar Practice Group of the Year by Law360

Law360 honored Willkie as one of five firms recognized as a White Collar Practice Group of the Year for its achievements in 2017. With a focus on general excellence and landmark matters, such as the firm’s victory in a cornerstone Second Circuit LIBOR manipulation case, Law360 selected Willkie from numerous law firm submissions received. A feature article on the practice and its 2017 accomplishments will publish in the coming weeks. Close to 750 law firm submissions across 35 practice areas were submitted to Law360 for consideration in this annual series.

Willkie Announces New Partners and Counsel

Willkie is pleased to announce the following attorney promotions, effective January 1, 2018.


Daniel Backer – Real Estate – New York  
Mark Fine – Corporate – London
Bradley Friedman – Corporate – New York
Matthew Haddad – Corporate – New York              
Geri Anne McEvoy – Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits – New York
Robert Rizzo – Corporate – New York
Heather Schneider – Intellectual Property – New York
Maximilian Schwab – Corporate – Frankfurt
Spencer Simon – Intellectual Property – New York
Axel Wahl – Corporate – Frankfurt

National Partner

Jennifer Tait – Corporate – London


Ryan Brizek – Asset Management – New York
Mia Hayes – Communications & Media – Washington
Daniel Mencaroni – Asset Management – New York

Special European Counsel

Igor Kukhta – Corporate – Paris
David Lambert – Corporate – Paris